Passenger car registrations: +11.2% eight months into 2021; ‐23.2% in July and ‐19.1% in August

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Interactive map – Affordability of electric cars, correlation market uptake and national income (2021 update)

As this interactive map shows, the market uptake of electrically-chargeable cars is directly correlated to a country’s national income (GDP per capita), showing that affordability remains a major barrier to consumers in the European Union.

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Electric cars: 10 EU countries do not have a single charging point per 100km of road

There is a serious lack of electric charging points along the road networks in most EU member states, according to new data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

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Interactive map - Automobile assembly and production plants in Europe

290 automobile factories operate across the European continent today, producing passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy-duty vehicles, buses and engines.

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Commercial vehicle registrations: +36.9% first half of 2021; +12.4% in June

In June 2021, commercial vehicle registrations in the EU markets increased by 12.4% year-on-year to 185,573 units.

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Fuel types of new cars: battery electric 7.5%, hybrid 19.3%, petrol 41.8% market share in Q2 2021

In the second quarter of 2021, registrations of electrically-chargeable cars continued to expand in the European Union. The market share of battery electric vehicles more than doubled – from 3.5% in the second quarter of 2020 to 7.5% this year – while plug-in hybrids made up 8.4% of all new cars sold.

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Passenger car registrations: +11.2% eight months into 2021; ‐23.2% in July and ‐19.1% in August

In July 2021, the European passenger car market suffered a significant setback after four months of accelerated growth, with new registrations down 23.2% to 823,949 units.

Interactive map – Affordability of electric cars, correlation market uptake and national income (2021 update)

As this interactive map shows, the market uptake of electrically-chargeable cars is directly correlated to a country’s national income (GDP per capita), showing that affordability remains a major barrier to consumers in the European Union.

Electric cars: 10 EU countries do not have a single charging point per 100km of road

There is a serious lack of electric charging points along the road networks in most EU member states, according to new data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

Interactive map - Automobile assembly and production plants in Europe

290 automobile factories operate across the European continent today, producing passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy-duty vehicles, buses and engines.

Commercial vehicle registrations: +36.9% first half of 2021; +12.4% in June

In June 2021, commercial vehicle registrations in the EU markets increased by 12.4% year-on-year to 185,573 units.

AERIS Air Quality Report: Euro 7 impact assessment, July 2021 update

The emission limit scenarios for Euro 7/VII and the associated changes to testing procedures that were proposed by the European Commission’s consultants in the stakeholder meetings in April 2021 are hugely challenging to industry at large.

AERIS Air Quality Report: Euro 7 cost-benefit assessment

In order to put the Euro 7/VII Regulations into context and to provide fresh new data, ACEA tasked AERIS Europe to examine the impact that the latest new Euro 6/VI vehicles are having on air quality on EU, regional and city levels and to see what additional benefits might come from some scenarios for Euro 7/VII.

Fuel types of new cars: battery electric 7.5%, hybrid 19.3%, petrol 41.8% market share in Q2 2021

In the second quarter of 2021, registrations of electrically-chargeable cars continued to expand in the European Union. The market share of battery electric vehicles more than doubled – from 3.5% in the second quarter of 2020 to 7.5% this year – while plug-in hybrids made up 8.4% of all new cars sold.

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About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 15 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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